The powerful connection between nutrition and education has been revealed by new research from ESMT Berlin. Primary school children who attended a public free lunch program over an extended period were shown to have significantly better learning outcomes. K-12 Education News — ScienceDaily
Apple’s iPhone sales in China fell 20 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, while sales for smartphones made by home-grown rival Huawei soared by 23 percent, data from industry research firm IDC showed on Monday. The report is the first to put a firm number on the scale of a recent decline in… Technology News & Reviews | New York Post
Sony Corp announced on Friday a share buyback of 100 billion yen ($ 910 million) – its first ever aimed at boosting shareholder returns – sending the Japanese electronics and entertainment company’s shares up more than 5 percent.
Actor Jussie Smollett defended as completely truthful the account he gave of being accosted on a Chicago street by men who used racist and homophobic slurs and said on Friday he was cooperating with police. Reuters: People News
IMF Chair Christine Lagarde has cut the global growth forecast to 3.5 percent. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, she said the move was due to the high level of economic risks that are accelerating around the globe. Economy
In a memo to employees, chief executive Elon Musk said the layoffs are a way to boost margins as the company plans to ramp up production on the Model 3 while also bringing down the price. Tesla’s shares sank nearly 8 percent after the cuts were announced. Business
Shares of Macy’s plunged 17 percent in early trading on Thursday, after the department store operator cut same-store sales forecast for the crucial holiday quarter due to weak demand during mid-December. Sales from Macy’s stores and third-party licensees open for more than 12 months is now expected to grow about 2 percent, lower than a… Business | New York Post
“Thursday Night Football” went out with a bang this year. Fox’s weekly NFL broadcast — whose rights it snatched away from CBS and NBC last year in a five-year, $ 3.3 billion deal — clinched a 12.4 overnight rating in its final airing of the year, according to Nielsen. That’s a staggering 68 percent increase over… Media | New York Post
In a blog post released Friday, Robinhood's founders acknowledged that its new plan, which aimed to offer no-fee checking and savings accounts with no minimums, ATM fees, penalty charges or foreign transaction fees, "may have caused some confusion." Tech
Yes — a checking account that gives you 3 percent interest is probably too good to be true. Robinhood — a popular investing app backed by some of Silicon Valley’s most prestigious investors — announced Thursday it would hold consumers’ cash in insured checking and savings accounts that yielded a 3 percent interest rate —… Technology News & Reviews | New York Post
The ticketing strategies behind Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” tour weren’t as polished as the pop star’s act, but in the end, they mostly satisfied fans while adding millions to the tour’s take. Swift’s North American shows grossed $ 277 million — up 39 percent from her “1989” tour three years ago, according to Pollstar. What’s more impressive… Business | New York Post
Hong Kong's housing prices could slump up to 25 percent next year if the trade war between the United States and China worsens and local stocks slide further, according to real-estate and investment management company JLL. Asia-Pacific News
iPhone anxiety is hitting Apple’s stock again. Shares of the tech giant slid as much as 5 percent Monday on a profit warning from a parts supplier for the company’s new iPhone XR — a new, lower-priced model that has been positioned to drive big sales. Lumentum, which builds laser sensors for the iPhone XR’s… Technology News & Reviews | New York Post
An experimental cancer drug that Novartis hopes will raise the profile of its oncology portfolio cut the risk of death or disease progression by more than a third in breast cancer patients with a hard-to-target gene mutation.
A new study reveals that children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 percent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population. Child Development News — ScienceDaily
EU lawmakers are expected to back a 35 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from new trucks by 2030, EU sources said ahead of a vote on Thursday over new rules that seek to fight global warming without harming industry.
Taylor Swift’s decision to break her silence on politics triggered a storm on Monday, with even U.S. President Donald Trump weighing in on the pop music star’s remarks in support of Democrats. Reuters: People News
Sweater weather is officially in full swing and if you’re like Us, then you’ve been stocking up on cozy knits. The perfect way to serve a stylishly snug look all season long, every fashionista should have a trendy design on standby. If you’re looking to upgrade your fall collection with a new piece, then you’ve come to the right place. Your pals at Shop With Ushave spied a cashmere wrap that’s as sultry as it is comfy.
The Halogen Ribbed Cashmere Wrap will bring your cozy chic style to life. Crafted with 100 percent cashmere, this garment will take your comfort level to new heights. Its mixed ribbed textures offer a super soft feel that you’re sure to love. Combining modern detailing with clean styling, this fabulous find will give your ensembles the perfect added touch.
Versatile in nature, this wool garment can be transformed in a variety of ways. Wear as a chic cardigan, style as a comfortable wrap, or even flaunt it as an infinity scarf to complement your wardrobe. Available in four hues, including beige oatmeal dark heather, black rock heather, grey soft heather and pink rosecloud heather, there is a shade to suit your taste.
Cruising the Nordstrom racks at $ 94.49, this design is a major steal. With cashmere pieces often retailing for well over $ 100, this budget-friendly option will be good for your closet and your wallet.
Ideal for keeping you warm in a chilly office or a stylish accent for your everyday looks, this piece is a fall must-have.
Its super soft build has made this wrap a fall essential with Nordstrom shoppers. Reviewers are in awe of its lightweight construction, while others appreciate its luxurious flair. Shoppers love its roomy design and appreciate how it can transition from day to night with ease. One shopper even shared that this knit is the perfect travel wrap to stay warm on cold planes.
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